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Belvoir Federal Supports AFCPE in Sending a Military Spouse to their Annual Symposium

Jul 31, 2013 by Lewis Wood

With Belvoir Federal Credit Union’s sponsorship, one military spouse will receive the Military Spouse Fellow Registration Scholarship to attend the AFCPE Symposium in November. This year’s Symposium will celebrate 30 years of the AFCPE’s annual research and training program whereby attendees receive preparation and education to help other service members as well as advance his/her own career in financial counseling and education.

Woodbridge, VA, July 31, 2013 - Belvoir Federal Credit Union sponsored the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE®) Military Spouse Fellow Registration Scholarship Program.

The AFCPE is an official partner of the Joining Forces initiative headed up by the First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Joining Forces is a national initiative to mobilize all sectors of society to give service members and their families the opportunities and support they need to transition to civilian careers.

With Belvoir Federal Credit Union’s sponsorship, one military spouse will receive the Military Spouse Fellow Registration Scholarship to attend the AFCPE Symposium in November. This year’s Symposium will celebrate 30 years of the AFCPE’s annual research and training program whereby attendees receive preparation and education to help other service members as well as advance his/her own career in financial counseling and education.

Kelli Anthon, Belvoir Federal’s Financial Coach, has served for 5 years on the final selection committee for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) Military Spouse Fellowship program. The primary objective is to increase career opportunities and enhance the well-being of all military families. The Fellowship program trains military spouses to become certified as an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC).

Founded in 1983, AFCPE® is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to improving personal financial management education, training, and certification of financial counselors, educators, coaches, and other related practitioners. For more information, visit www.afcpe.org.

Joining Forces is a national initiative dedicated to connecting servicemen and women, veterans, and military spouses with the resources needed to find jobs. For more information, visit www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/commitments. 
FINRA is the largest independent regulator of security firms doing business with the public in the United States. For more information, visit www.finra.org.

About Belvoir Federal Credit Union
Belvoir Federal is a member-owned, full-service financial institution that provides the foundation for the financial success of our Members. Belvoir Federal, a not-for-profit organization, has served the Fort Belvoir and U.S. Armed Forces community since 1946. For more information about Belvoir Federal, please visit www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org. 

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